If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.




































































Free YOGA classes for all skill levels!!

Weekly classes begin Wednesday September 19th and will run for the following nine weeks.

9am to 10am

600 Broadway Street,Building B in Longview.

Drop ins are welcome,but registration is required.

Brought to you by The Emergency Support Shelter.

Classes taught by Stacey McFadden, MSW.

To sign up, contact Juli Williams @












Boundaries Support Group is a free course designed for all survivors of domestic violence. to learn about healthy relationships and set safe boundaries that will take place October 1st thru December 17th, Every Monday for 12 weeks. 5pm to 6:30pm.

Registration required. Call Angie C @ 360-425-1176 Extension 12

or e-mail

No Childcare provided.



Angel Closet provides formal dresses and accessories to high school girls in Longview, Kelso and surrounding areas for  Winter Ball at no cost!

Their dress shop has changing rooms and dresses in all sizes and styles!

Angel Closet is located @ 1811 Washington Way in Longview.

Ministry of Valley Christian Fellowship

Here are the Giveaway dates for this school year:



Friday December 7  3p-6p

Saturday December 8  10a-1p


Friday January 4 2019  3p-6p

Saturday January 5, 2019  10a-1p


Friday March 8 3p-6p

Saturday March 9  10a-1p


Friday March 29  3p-6p

Saturday March 30  10a-1p


Friday April 12  3p-6p

Saturday April 13  10a-1p


Friday May 3  3p-6p

Saturday May 4  10a-1p


For more information call Angel Closet @ 360-747-7178

or check out their facebook page..



It’s the 11th Annual ‘Stuff The Bus’ Toy & Non-Perishable Food Drive

Saturday, November 24th from 8a-4p @ 2 locations:

7th Avenue Walmart  & Target

Let’s create some magic for our community!

Proceeds benefit Jumbo’s Toy Run & Lower Columbia CAP Food Warehouse

Sponsored by the Kelso School District Transportation Department.



Just in time for the holidays…’The Gingerbread Haus Contest’

Saturday,December 1st @ Teague’s Interiors, 1267 Commerce in Longview.

Free to Enter!

Contest Categories for Youth-Adult-Professional

Display,judging,prizes and public viewing will take place before the Longview Christmas Parade from Noon -7p





The Annual Walk N Knock happens Saturday, December 1st

Local service club members will come by starting @ 10a to collect non-perishable food items. Leave items in a bag out on the porch.

Longview/Kelso food donations will go to the CAP Help Warehouse for local distribution. Needed items include canned goods like fruit,vegetables,fish,meat,soups,along with peanut butter,apple sauce, oatmeal or other non-perishable food. If no one has picked up your donation by 4pm Saturday, call CAP @ 360-425-3430.



































































Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at